Solenosteira chiriquiensis Olsson 1922 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Solenosteira according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Solenosteira (Fusinosteira), Solenosteira (Solenosteira), Solenosteira angelensis, Solenosteira braumuelleri, Solenosteira cancellaria, Solenosteira subcarinata, Solenosteira suwanneensis, Solenosteira vaughani

Type specimen: Its type locality is Water Cay [Cayo Agua Fm], which is in a Piacenzian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Cayo Agua Formation of Panama

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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